TRAVEL: Non-Stop Hong Kong

TRAVEL: Non-Stop Hong Kong

By Marisa Marsey Hong Kong has long captured my imagination with its split Sino-Brit personality; complex, opium-clouded history; and contemporary cosmopolitanism. So when Cathay Pacific launched a non-stop flight from Dulles recently, I realized that a four-day...
TRAVEL: 5 Days in Iceland, The Land of the Gods

TRAVEL: 5 Days in Iceland, The Land of the Gods

(Skogafoss is an unforgettable sight along southern Iceland) By Jeff Maisey Iceland — the land of fire and ice. Iceland — the European island nation in the north Atlantic adorn with majestic waterfalls, dramatic mountainous coastlines punctuated with otherworldly rock...
TRAVEL: Touring the Land of Pilsners

TRAVEL: Touring the Land of Pilsners

Words & Photos by Chris Jones & Diane Catanzaro Pop quiz: what is most widely consumed beer style on Planet Earth? Hints: It was originally brewed in what is now the Czech Republic, when that land was part of the German-speaking Austrian empire, however the...
TRAVEL: A Tale of Two Cities

TRAVEL: A Tale of Two Cities

By Tom Robotham   Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. ~ Mark Twain.    Whenever I feel the need to take a journey of some kind, I’m torn between two options: revisiting a...
TRAVEL: Isle of Islay, Queen of the Hebrides, Scotland

TRAVEL: Isle of Islay, Queen of the Hebrides, Scotland

Words & Photos by Cindy Mackey If you enjoyed Local Hero, the 1983 movie about the oil businessman who finds himself on a Scottish island inhabited by stubborn locals, then you’ll love the real-life version during a vacation on the Isle of Islay (EYE-luh), part of...
Nusbaum Launches Nuz Travel

Nusbaum Launches Nuz Travel

By Jeff Maisey There are many enlightened views of travel. All are worthy of exploring. In the early 1600s, it was the duty of every able-bodied young English gentleman to travel as a means of enhancing his knowledge of the world and thus his education. Today, travel...